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1. Scrape up the liquid 2. Sprinkle baking soda or cornstarch on stain to let absorb for 10 minutes and then vacuum. 3. Mix one tablespoon clear dishwashing liquid and one tablespoon white vinegar with two cups of warm water. 4. Using a white cloth, sponge the stain with the detergent/vinegar solution and blot until all the liquid is absorbed. 5. Sponge off with cold water and blot dry.
One commenter states: I was told that the baking soda may clog the carpet shampooer, but that vinegar is perfectly fine and have seen many women recommend using 2 cups of vinegar and hot water rather than buying the solutions because its cheaper, has no residue, and works better.